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Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm PDT
supposed to get an education right now? >> he is getting an education. >> what are you supposed to be today? >> charter school, morgan hill. >> here with what excuse? >> the giants are awesome. >> only five were in class. that's how many were out of 40 were going to be here. >> you told your teacher that? >> sick. >> good thing she's not watching. >> it's a good thing. >> i any the parents will write them notes because they are the accomplices. we ask you to share your giants excitement sending in your celebration photos. we posted them on our website. here are a few. these are pictures through facebook and twitter. how cute is that. this is how you watch the parade in san francisco or from your home or office. many showing off giants spirit and to take part you can tweet them to us. >> on the east coast it's a different tone. the latest on hurricane sandy as president obama toured the damage also. >> we're tracking our halloween storm across the bay area, some of you getting wet. others still dry weather. we'll have the timeline for your forecast in a few minutes. good morning! wow. want t
Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
their dream fulfilled. >> prop 30 would inclose sales an income taxes to fund education programs. the volunteers and supporters of prop 30 say they will man the phones until account tonight. >> still ahead, we'll show you how one bay woman's ordinary day at the of has a lot in common with halloween, how she turned an unlikely dream into a reality. >> we're watching the halloween forecast for the week ahead. our temperature outside still feels more like a summer evening around the bay area. up 70s in the tri-valley as we watches changes in the pacific that will toss rain our way. we'll show you when in your seven day forecast when we come right back. >>> halloween is in five days and that means costume stores and pumpkin patches are busy right now. there's an unusual business in the east bay where you say halloween is their christmas. garvin thomas brings us tonight's bay area proud. >> we just got these from a store and they have been like gang busters. >> reporter: if it surprises to you learn there's a business out there based solely on the rental, sales and repair of mannequi
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in place for victims to file a complaint. but some bay area educators are not complying and others unaware of title nine. schools that get federal dollars must have a title nine coordinator to handle sexual harassment complaints. so we decided to test the system, using a standard e-mail address we sent this message to more than 200 principles across 25 districts in the bay area, asking how to contact the title nine coordinator. we even pointed out this person handles sexual harassment complaints. we contacted 35 principles in the district, and none could name the title nine coordinator. >> i believe they didn't know what you were talking about. >> reporter: we showed her how some of the principals responded. i have no idea what title nine is. sorry. and, i need to know who i'm talking to before i send that information. some principals said they don't have a coordinator. >> if you had said who can i go to if i have a complaint about discrimination or sexual harassment, every principal should have said you can talk to me about that. and if they didn't say that, i would love to know their nam
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
that prosecutors have gone after a local educator for not reporting the abuse. >> she allowed him to continue as a teacher in a classroom that gave him access to a child and ultimated resulted in that child's mole station. she did interview the child and took notes and recorded that chandler put something in her mouth and wiggled her body back and forth. a lot of other people knew about chandler's behavior and also did not believe anything sexual was going on. in a statement he said that we are confident when all the evidence is examined she will be cleared of any wrongdoing. licensed therapist said regardless of the verdict, this case has the ability to encourage mandatory reporting to do more. >> it leads the abuser to have the sense that they can get away with this and they may do it again. and then, it just leads to more pain. >> as for chandler, he is behind bars awaiting trial. he faces 75 years to life in prison if he is convicted. reporting live in san jose, nbc bay area news. >> we continue to follow a developing story in the east bay, the friday rush hour has been miserable for hour
Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm PDT
said education protection fund. it's right there in black and white. >> brown says without the money raised by prop 30, he has no choice but to further slash funding for california schools and colleges. >>> today, backers of san jose's measure d which would increase the minimum wage by $2 issued a challenge to their opponents. >> we respectfully challenge you to live for one week on the minimum wij income, that's $320. >> a letter was delivered to the chamber of commerce increase would allow them to live without public assistance. the chamber oppose measure d saying it's bad for business and could lead to job loss. however, a reality check by our investigative unit showed that did not happen in other major cities like san francisco where the minimum wage was increased. >>> two bay area elementary schools are among 23 in the state which have been stripped of their standardized test rankings after irregularities committed by teachers. one of the schools, fairwood elementary in sunnyvale. it self-reported the incident back to the state in may realizing a teacher taught an impromptu less
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
it and educators who have no idea what title 9 is. equal rights advocates calls it widespread ignorance of basic, federal law. now they are asking districts to provide documentation showing they're in compliance. proof schools have coordinators, policies and procedures in place to protect students from sexual harassment. >> and i was shocked by some of the responses that were revealed in the report and it really shows, i think, the real story about what's happening at schools. >> our public information requests are exactly what schools should be doing every year. otherwise, the kinds of e-mails that you saw will be more and more pervasive and there will be more and more harassment at schools. >> reporter: the non-profit is hoping to identify gaps in compliance and encourage districts to take steps to fix the problem. as for who is overseeing school districts to make sure they are following the law. the office of civil rights is in charge of that. a spokesman told us they respond to complaint, but no one is enforcing title 9 on a regular basis so they do not know who is complying and who's not. r
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